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Property Tax Resources

Our members actively educate themselves and others in the areas of property taxation and valuation. Many of APTC attorneys get published in the most prestigious publications nationwide, get interviewed as matter experts and participate in panel discussions with other real estate experts. The Article section is a compilation of all their work.

Sep
26

Washington's Carbon Experiment

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Aug
25

When Law Firms Collaborate, Property Owners Reap The Benefits On Their Bottom Line

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Aug
22

How to Fight Aggressive Property Tax Assessments

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Jul
01

Is Your Hotel Paying Too Much Property Tax?

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May
31

Tax Resolution Conundrum

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May
17

Property Taxes And The Growing Millennial Impact On The Retail Sector

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May
17

Smartphones, Showrooming Impact Cost

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Apr
16

Don't Lose Out on Construction Tax Exemptions

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Apr
15

Valuation Education

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Apr
14

Five Ways Property Owners May Qualify For Property Tax Exemptions In Indiana

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Mar
28

Partially Built Properties Raise Property Tax Issues

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Mar
28

Property Owners Beware

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Feb
29

Beware of Excessive Property Taxes After Government Condemnations

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Feb
17

Lighten the Load - How to Ease a Threat to Affordable Housing

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Jan
29

Seize Tax Opportunities When The Price Is Right

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Jan
22

Multifamily Investors, Don't Forget About Property Taxes

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Jan
10

Built-In Costs / Investors need to pay attention to transfer taxes when buying properties

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Dec
31

How Do I Win My Property Tax Appeal?

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Dec
31

Beware The Costs Of Hidden Capital

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Dec
10

Transfer Taxes Are Now a Costly Consideration in Real Estate Transactions

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Dec
10

A Fair Share of Taxes

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Nov
30

Shrinking Retail Footprint Complicates Taxes

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Oct
30

Big-Box Valuation Fight Jeopardizes Retail Property Profitability

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Oct
30

Six Ways to Reduce Student Housing Property Taxes

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Oct
30

Undermining A Public Purpose

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American Property Tax Counsel

Recent Published Property Tax Articles

How Value Transfers Reduce Tax Liability

Investment value is not market value for property tax purposes because the excess value transfers elsewhere, according to attorney Benjamin Blair. But where does the value go?

When a new building enters the market with a headline-grabbing development budget, the local tax assessor is often happy to use the value stated...

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Retail Property Taxes Will Rise

​Unless assessors can recognize the challenges facing shopping centers, taxes will increase dramatically.

As retailers rise and fall in the age of Amazon, property taxes remain one of the retailer's largest operating expenses. That makes it critical to monitor assessments of retail properties and be ready to contest unfairly high taxable...

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Environmental Contamination Reduces Market Value

Protest any tax assessment that doesn't reflect the cost to remediate any existing environmental contamination.

Owners of properties with environmental contamination already carry the financial burden of removal or remediation costs, whether they cure the problem themselves or sell to a buyer who is...

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